201303 - Senior Financial Analyst
CA-Southern California - San Diego
Up to $56.26 DOE
6 Months
Chipton-Ross is seeking a Senior Financial Analyst for a contract/remote opportunity in Carlsbad, CA.

The Senior Financial Analyst (SFA) will play a key leadership role in scaling our financial infrastructure to enhance planning, forecasting, reporting and analytics across our Global IT, Digital Commerce and Corporate Strategy & Development Teams.
As an influential member of our Finance community, this SFA will also strategically partner with our functional leaders to drive P&L optimization by evolving our key expense (maintenance/contracts/human capital) operating model.
The ideal candidate is a high potential, natural relationship builder and problem solver with a keen eye for process efficiency and optimization, as consistently demonstrated through a minimum of 5 years of progressive finance/accounting experience.

o Providing financial planning and analysis support to drive Annual Operating Planning, Monthly Forecasting, Strategic Planning and Quarterly Business Reviews. Specific responsibilities include accrual management, variance analyses, metric tracking and report preparation.
o Tracking and reviewing spending trends and identifying the contributing factors driving variances to key comparable points (AOP, Prior Year, Prior Forecast).
o Monitoring and approving vendor invoices related to key IT activities.
o Devising a Capital / Depreciation Model for cross-team use.
o Collaborating with key stakeholders and peers to foster best practice sharing and continuous improvement practices across the organization.

o Strong financial modeling, analytical and problem-solving skills with a keen detail-orientation.
o Knowledge of internal control environments and technical accounting principles (Capital Expense v. Operating Expense).
o Superior relationship building & business partnering skills: ability to influence varying levels of leadership.
o Ability to naturally build cross-functional relationships and drive accountability with customers, peers and operating partners.
o Technical ability to effectively navigate interplay between all financial systems (Oracle, SAP, Enterprise Data Warehouse, Hyperion Planning, Hyperion Financial Management/CMR) and advanced Microsoft Office skills.
o Capacity to successfully navigate and thrive in a heavily matrixed environment.
o Outstanding prioritization skills (strong ability to manage multiple and competing priorities).
o Excellent problem-solving, analytical and financial modeling skills.
o Strong track record of driving business accountability and continuous improvement activities.
o Superior communication skills.
o Embodiment of core values: Integrity, Intensity, Involvement and Innovation.
o Minimum 5 years of experience in Finance or Accounting.

EDUCATION: o Bachelor's Degree in Finance, Accounting, or related field.

WORK HOURS: Full-time.

Employment will be contingent on clearing a drug screen and background check. Both must clear prior to start date.

Zachary Fasano
420 Culver Boulevard
Playa Del Rey, CA 90293

Phone: (310) 414-7800 x252 or (800) 927-9318 x252

Candidates responding to this posting must currently possess the eligibility to work in the United States. No third parties please.

Employment will be contingent on candidate clearing pre-employment drug screen and background check.

Chipton-Ross provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by Federal, State or local law. This policy governs all areas of employment at Chipton-Ross, including recruiting, hiring, training, assignment, promotions, compensation, benefits, discipline, and terminations.